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The Asian Theology Group will host a lecture by the Rev. Jerry Miller, English pastor of First Korean Baptist Church of Raleigh, N.C. He will address questions arising within intergenerational ethnic churches such as how the church is responding to the primary language of the youth no longer being the same as that of their parents. There also will be a question and answer session.
Food and beverages will be provided.
The Duke Orthodox Christian Fellowship will sponsor a Divine Liturgy from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a talk from 7 to 9 p.m. by Foti Jean-Pierre Fotiu, author of the book "Constantinople," on the struggle of ethnic minorities in Istanbul and his personal experiences living in the region.
110 Gray Building
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The Duke Divinity Pentecostals and Charismatics group will hold a brown bag lunch.
Duke Divinity School student Logan Mehl-Laituri, M.T.S. '13, sat quietly during a new student orientation session while a Duke counselor discussed available counseling services. Saying that no topic that was off-limits, the speaker joked that even if a Divinity School student had killed someone, they could still discuss it.
Outside of Goodson Chapel
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The Basin and Towel student group at Duke Divinity School is leading a canned food drive to benefit the food pantry of Urban Ministries in Durham, N.C. Collection bins will be located outside of Goodson Chapel. This year Urban Ministries particularly needs canned fruit, canned meat, peanut butter, jelly, boxed cereal, boxed macaroni and cheese, pasta, and pasta sauce.
The Divinity Women's Center will hold a brown-bag lunch with Maria Doerfler, visiting lecturer of church history, at Duke Divinity School. There will be time for questions and discussion following her presentation.
031 Westbrook - Terrace Room
Brittany Wilson, a visiting lecturer of New Testament at Duke Divinity School, will speak at a Divinity Women's Center brown-bag lunch about her life experiences and also her research interests including Luke-Acts, theological approaches to the New Testament, and constructions of gender and masculinity in the ancient world. There will be time for discussion and questions. All students are welcome.
The Presbyterian Student Association will hold a roundtable discussion on PC (USA)’s recent changes to its constitution and church polity with the Rev. Chris Tuttle of Westminster Presbyterian Church. The discussion will be on what these changes mean for practical ministry and their theological implications, as well as help students preparing for the polity ordination exam. All members of the Divinity community are invited.
Divinity School Women's Center
The Duke Divinity School Women's Center is hosting a brown-bag lunch with Esther Acolatse, assistant professor of pastoral theology at the Divinity School, on "Boundary Games." There will be time for questions and discussion, and an opportunity for male and female students to get to acquainted with Acolatse.
The Manos Unidas student group at Duke Divinity School will host its first informal bilingual conversation during lunch. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunches and learn/practice Spanish.